Fall’s Most Fattening Foods

From sweet potato casserole to pumpkin spice lattes, this season’s favorites can wreck your diet. Try these tips to make them healthier.   Potpie Perils When fall arrives, many of us turn to hearty foods, like creamy chicken potpie. One pie from the grocery freezer case can have more than 1,000 calories. For a fraction[…]

Sweet Potato Bites

Holiday Eats and Treats   Sweet Potato Bites   Need a last-minute Thanksgiving appetizer? Look no further.   Ingredients   3 to 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch-thick rounds 2 tbsp. melted butter 1 tsp. maple syrup Kosher salt 1 (10-oz.) bag marshmallows 1/2 c. pecan halves   Instructions   Preheat oven to 400°. On a large baking sheet, toss[…]

Cauliflower Stuffing

Holiday Eats and Treats   Cauliflower Stuffing   This low-carb cauliflower stuffing proves that bread is NOT essential to an amazing stuffing.   It’s also made on the stovetop from start to finish, which bodes amazingly well for your oven space.   Ingredients   4 tbsp. butter 1 onion, chopped 2 large carrots, peeled and chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped[…]

Creative Recipes for Your Holiday Leftovers

Tasty Ways To Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Leftovers   The most anticipated food-fest of the year typically entails hours of prepping in the kitchen beforehand. But the good news is, all that hard work is not quickly forgotten. One of the best things about Thanksgiving is having leftovers to nibble on for days. And we’re not talking[…]

Mashed Chipotle Cheddar Sweet Potatoes

These mashed sweet potatoes are the HIT of our Thanksgiving feast. They’re not “sweet” like most sweet potato dishes made with copious amounts of brown sugar, maple syrup, or marshmallows. Instead, they’re flavored with smoky, spicy chipotle peppers and sharp cheddar cheese, making them truly savory.   Ingredients 3 pounds sweet potatoes 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 cup half[…]

Stuffed Zucchini Boats

This easy zucchini recipe is sure to please even the pickiest of vegetable eaters. A simple filling of sautéed sweet onion, zucchini, breadcrumbs and melted mozzarella cheese turn a simple vegetable into a delicious, satisfying side dish that can easily be made ahead for company.   Prep Time: 10 minutes  Cook Time: 30 minutes  Yield: 4 servings  […]